Wisconsin Assembly Approves Bill Stripping Workers Of Most Collective Bargaining Rights

Posted by | March 10, 2011 16:54 | Filed under: Top Stories

By a 53-42 vote, the Wisconsin assembly has voted to strip public union workers of most collective bargaining rights.

…the measure now goes to Walker, who has said he will sign it. Democrats are expected to fight the plan in the courts and have started recall campaigns against some Republicans.

What began as a local dispute over how to balance the budget quickly escalated into a test of political wills last month. The fleeing of the Democratic state senators last month elevated the battle between the state and unionists into a national issue.

Thousands of protesters aren’t taking it lying down, unless forced to do so by authorities pulling them out of the Capitol.

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